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Action on Sugar is 'disappointed' with the outcome on sugar recommendations
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WHO comes under fire for stance on sugar

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has been criticised for maintaining its draft guidelines on sugar, following a year-long consultation around the issue.

David Potts: the new chief executive of Morrisons
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Morrisons appoints new chief executive

David Potts, the former boss of Tesco in Ireland and Asia, has been appointed as the new chief executive of Morrisons.

Sandwich firm on minimum wage shaming list

A sandwich firm is among 70 firms named and shamed by the government, which have failed to pay the minimum wage.

Asda’s LFL sales fall marginally amid challenging environment

Asda has seen like-for-like sales fall 1% this year, in what it has called one of “its most challenging and changeable periods in history”.

John’s Sandwich Bar, Hull
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Sandwich bar owners jailed for tax fraud

A family sandwich business in Hull has committed a £1m tax fraud, resulting in a jail sentence.

Bakery union calls for £10 minimum wage

A major bakery workers’ union has released a video in its campaign to up pay to £10 per hour.

Obesity advisor citicised over food industry funding

The British Medical Journal has attacked the government’s leading obesity advisor for compromising independence by accepting funding from food industries for research projects.

Dietary debate questions sat fat advice

Debate has sprung from claims that official guidance on saturated fats lacked solid evidence.

Groceries Adjudicator gets new fine powers

The Groceries Code Adjudicator has been handed the power to fine large supermarkets up to 1% of their UK turnover.

Cereal sugar levels up on 2012

Sugar lobbyists have found that some cereals contain more sugar than they did in 2012.

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